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Namco USA Arcade Operations Expanding & Re-branding As Pac-Man Entertainment

Namco USA Arcade Operations Expanding & Re-branding As Pac-Man Entertainment

arcadehero December 12, 2018 0

(Thanks to everyone who sent this in! h/t to The Stinger Report for sending it my way first) Among the news items that I overlooked at or following IAAPA, was this press release from

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Newsbytes: Joel West Passing; Pac-Mancave; Japanese Arcade Updates; Polish Arcade Memories

Newsbytes: Joel West Passing; Pac-Mancave; Japanese Arcade Updates; Polish Arcade Memories

arcadehero December 8, 2018 0

Happy belated birthday for Arcade Heroes – Dec. 3rd 2006 was when the site got it’s start, and because I was a little overloaded on work this week, I forgot to run a post

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New Arcade Locations: Tiltz (NY); Nat’l Video Game Museum (UK); The Retro (TN); The Pizza Ranch (NE); Prince Arcades (IL); & More

New Arcade Locations: Tiltz (NY); Nat’l Video Game Museum (UK); The Retro (TN); The Pizza Ranch (NE); Prince Arcades (IL); & More

arcadehero December 6, 2018 0

Welcome to December, and with that, it’s time to get you up-to-speed with various new arcade locations that have opened their doors for business. Many of these were supposed to be talked about last

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Monster Bash Remake Pinball Revealed

Monster Bash Remake Pinball Revealed

arcadehero October 19, 2018 0

It’s been the worst kept secret in the business, and now the drapes have been pulled back from Chicago Gaming’s Monster Bash Remake! For those who might be too young, or simply never came

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Newsbytes: Beat Saber Arcade; Willy Crash; Rifftrax Plays Krull; Starwing Paradox; Cinematronics FPGA; & More

Newsbytes: Beat Saber Arcade; Willy Crash; Rifftrax Plays Krull; Starwing Paradox; Cinematronics FPGA; & More

arcadehero September 1, 2018 4

Greetings, programs! It’s Labor Day weekend in the US, meaning that a lot of people are out and about for a last minute Summer vacation. Beat Saber Arcade Announced One VR title I’ve heard

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Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Expands Model Availability

Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Expands Model Availability

arcadehero August 27, 2018 6

Earlier this summer, we broke a story that Bandai Namco was getting “Pac-Man Fever” again as they announced the creation of Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash. This game is the latest in a long line of

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Newsbytes: Connect 4 Hoops & 4Pong; PIUPrime 2; Initial DZero & More

Newsbytes: Connect 4 Hoops & 4Pong; PIUPrime 2; Initial DZero & More

arcadehero August 25, 2018 0

Tune in for another exciting episode of NEWSBYTES…starting right now: Let’s kick off with some quick NBA Jam history: 25 years ago a small team at Midway Games created NBA JAM and changed the

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Game #2 Lands On Airframe: Rashlander

Game #2 Lands On Airframe: Rashlander

arcadehero August 17, 2018 2

Back in October of last year, we ran news the JAMMA-based “Airframe” platform would be getting a new game called Rashlander. Airframe, as you might recall, is the first JAMMA based kit to have

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Two Discovered From Atari: Star Trap & Space Storms

Two Discovered From Atari: Star Trap & Space Storms

arcadehero July 4, 2018 0

Happy Independence Day American readers! It has been a while since we’ve talked about a prototype/unreleased video arcade game. Granted, such news is always a bit random since it is not unlike archaeology –

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Bandai Namco Debuts Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash At Bowl Expo ’18

Bandai Namco Debuts Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash At Bowl Expo ’18

arcadehero June 19, 2018 7

If you’ve been around the arcade business for the past couple of decades, then you likely are familiar with Bandai Namco’s re-issues of select classic arcade games in a proper arcade cabinet format. These

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Newsbytes: LvL Up Opens (CA); Shrek & Baywatch Pins Get Color; Classic Game News & More

Newsbytes: LvL Up Opens (CA); Shrek & Baywatch Pins Get Color; Classic Game News & More

arcadehero April 28, 2018 3

Welcome to another weekend and with that, a collection of news from around the arcade world. Here’s what we’ve got for you today: LvL Up Opens For Business (Campbell, CA) While I was saving

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Ninja Soldier To Be Resurrected By M2

Ninja Soldier To Be Resurrected By M2

arcadehero April 9, 2018 2

This is a piece of news that hit on April 1st so I took it with a grain of salt until a little later – as it turns out, it was not an April

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